Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Duty Dupee

Today's New England name:

Duty Dupee

Poor little Duty is buried in the Granary Burying Ground in Boston.

I'm sure that "Duty" sounded like a perfectly fine virtue name to Charles and Elizabeth Dupee in 1713, but "Duty Dupee" sounds like a port town stripper circa 1942.

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